Craig A. Sharon Esq.


Craig Sharon is a member of Ernst & Young LLP’s Transfer Pricing practice. Craig practices in all aspects of transfer pricing planning, compliance, and controversy and has particularly deep experience with advance pricing agreements (APAs) and competent authority proceedings. Prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP in May 2013, Craig served as the IRS APA director from 2008-11. As APA director, Craig was a member of the senior executive team within the IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International) (ACCI), and in his last year with the IRS, Craig was intimately involved in the development of the restructuring plan that led to the creation of the IRS Large Business & International (LB&I) Division and the merged Advance Pricing Agreement and Mutual Assistance (APMA) Program.  From 2006-08, prior to becoming APA director, Craig served as a special counsel and then as the deputy director of the program.
     Craig was an adjunct transfer pricing professor in the graduate tax program at Georgetown law from 2006 to 2012. He is also a frequent writer and speaker on transfer pricing and related international tax issues.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., Economics, University of Idaho